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William Brinton Harvey papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections


This collection is comprised of the papers of William Harvey Brinton, and includes his correspondence, diary, manuscript essays, and copied yearly meeting records.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
February 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1916-1942.
Box 20 Folder 1
Diary, 1915.
Box 20 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Travel diary of William Brinton Harvey. Entries describe includes descriptions of his travel by boat, and the destinations he visited in Asia and Australia.

Manuscripts, 1923-1939.
Box 20 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Typed manuscripts: "Spreading the Quaker Message," "The American Peace Society Centenary," "The Quaker in Prison Reform," "Restoration of Pennsbury Manor," and "Military Training."

Memberships, Undated.
Box 20 Folder 4
Scope and Content note

Certificates of membership for: The American Guernsey Cattle Club, the Small-Yorkshire Club, the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Chester County Health and Welfare Council, Pennsylvania State Dairymen's Association, West Chester Fish & Game Association, the State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania, the Friends Historical Society of Philadelphia, and the Guernsey Breeders' Association.

Miscellaneous, Undated.
Box 20 Folder 5
Scope and Content note

Includes miscellaneous papers, and photographs of William B. Harvey and Francis Harvey.

Yearly Meeting records, Undated.
Box 20 Folder 6
Scope and Content note

Typed copy of a 1910 agreement between Philadelphia Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and Benjamin Wood, hiring Wood as manager and teacher of Friends School in Canada.

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